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Amendment to tax law on fertiliser in urgent need

Amendment to tax law on fertiliser in urgent need

Tax Law No 71/2014/QH13, which treats fertiliser as a VAT-free item, has become a double-edged sword as after five years of implementation it has not reduced domestic fertiliser prices but instead hindered production and investment in the sector.

CPTPP a step into the future

CPTPP a step into the future

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) took effect in Vietnam from January 14, with great expectations that it will substantially contribute to growth in the country’s economy, investment, and trade.

Tien Giang’s export turnover hits US$1.27 billion

Tien Giang’s export turnover hits US$1.27 billion

Export turnover of the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang reached US$1.27 billion in the first half of 2018, a rise of 6.8% year-on-year, said Director of the provincial Department of Industry and Trade Ngo Van Tuan.

EVFTA - a push for Vietnam-EU economic relations

EVFTA - a push for Vietnam-EU economic relations

The upcoming valid EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will create a strong driving force for fostering Vietnam – EU comprehensive economic partnership via the abolition of 99% of import tariffs in the next 7-10 years.

Seminar on prospects of electronics in coming decade

Seminar on prospects of electronics in coming decade

VOV.VN - A seminar on the prospects of a Vietnam-Republic of Korea electronics private sector strategic partnership in the coming decade was held today (June 8) in Seoul, reported the Vietnam News Agency.

VCCI: Higher environment tax on fuels to hit business hard

VCCI: Higher environment tax on fuels to hit business hard

An environment tax hike sought for fuels by the Ministry of Finance will erode the competitiveness of enterprises and the country’s economy as a whole if it gets the go-ahead, according to the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).

Vietnamese invest heavily in Australian cattle industry

Vietnamese invest heavily in Australian cattle industry

VOV.VN -Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) has unveiled that the first large-scale purchase of an Australian cattle ranch – for beef production – by a Vietnamese company has been made, in the Northern Territory, south of Katherine.

AEC boons yet to show

AEC boons yet to show

Though the ASEAN Economic Community is expected to significantly benefit Vietnamese exports via import tariff slashes, domestic enterprises are finding it difficult to boost exports for various reasons.

Companies don't take advantage of FTAs, survey finds

Companies don't take advantage of FTAs, survey finds

VOV.VN -Most domestic clothing, footwear and textile companies involved in import and export don’t use or plan on using free trade agreements (FTAs) that are available to them, according to a recent survey.